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Difference between Futaba 7CAP & 7CAF ?

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Old 08-11-2004, 01:03 PM
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Default Difference between Futaba 7CAP & 7CAF ?

I noticed that retailers call it both but is there a difference or are they the same TX?

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Old 08-11-2004, 03:40 PM
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Default RE: Difference between Futaba 7CAP & 7CAF ?

If I've read my manual correctly then the "P" and "F" denote the Rx frequency. F for FM/PPM and P for PCM. My Tx has 7CAP on it but I have the FM receiver so I'm transmitting in FM/PPM mode. You can buy a PCM receiver and switch the Tx to PCM mode very easily I believe.

Looking at my box right now under model name it says 7CAP-FM. 7CAF just seems to be a shorter way of writing it and denoting that it comes with the FM receiver.

Here's the statement verbatim from the manual.

TRANSMITTER T7CAP/T7CHP
Operating system: 2 stick, 7 channels
Transmitting frequency: 50 or 72 MHz bands
Modulation: FM/PPM or PCM, switchable
Power supply: 9.6V NT8S600B Ni-Cd battery
Current drain: 250 mA

Hope I didn't just confuse you more.

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Default RE: Difference between Futaba 7CAP & 7CAF ?

Ok I get it, 7CAP & 7CAF only denotes the RX freq. either fm or pcm not the TX.

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Old 08-12-2004, 11:08 AM
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Default RE: Difference between Futaba 7CAP & 7CAF ?

The Rx frequency will not change, but the modulation type will. Both the 7CAP and the 7CAF use the same transmitter, but the receiver is different. Both are FM, and on whatever frequency you select, but one is PPM, and the other is PCM.

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Default RE: Difference between Futaba 7CAP & 7CAF ?

Thanks, Im sorry I meant modulation not freq,

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Default RE: Difference between Futaba 7CAP & 7CAF ?

Both are the same exact transmitter. It's just what modulation of receiver comes in the box, PWM or PCM.
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